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Water Meters

Volume 974: debated on Wednesday 21 November 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what the cost of installing water meters in each home in the United Kingdom would be if such a programme were undertaken over the next five years.

In 1975 it was estimated that over a 10-year period it would cost between £650 million and £950 million to install meters in all homes in England and Wales. The figure would clearly be higher now. No estimate is available for the cost of installing meters in homes throughout the whole of the United Kingdom.